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Author Black, Antony.

Title The history of Islamic political thought : from the Prophet to the present / Antony Black
Published New York : Routledge, 2001

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Description xviii, 377 pages : map, ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. I. The Messenger and the Law c.622-1000 -- 1. The Mission of Muhammad -- 2. The Idea of Monarchy under the Umayyads and 'Abbasids c.661-850 -- 3. The Method of Tradition (sunna) -- 4. Shi'ite Theories of Leadership (imama) -- 5. The Restoration of Persia c.850-1050 -- 6. Knowledge and Power: Plato without the Polis -- Pt. II. Religion and State Power (din wa dawla): Sunni Doctrine and the State c.1000-1220 -- 7. The Theory of the Caliphate -- 8. The Order of the Realm -- 9. Al-Ghazali's Balance -- 10. The Ethics of Power: Advice-to-King (nasihat al-muluk) -- 11. Philosophy Goes West -- 12. The Politics of Sufism -- Pt. III. The Shari'a and the Sword c.1220-1500 -- 13. The Rape of Asia -- 14. Mamluk Ideology and the Sultan-Caliph -- 15. Nasir al-Din Tusi (1201-74): Social Philosophy and Status Groups -- 16. Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328): Shari'a Governance (al-siyasa al-shar'iyya) -- 17. The Delhi Sultanate and al-Barani: Statecraft and Morality -- 18. Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406): The Science of Civilisation and the Governance of Islam -- 19. The Decline of Classical Islamic Political Thought -- Pt. IV. The Early Modern Empires: Well-Protected Domains -- 20. International Relations -- 21. The State of the House of Osman (devlet-i al-i Osman) -- 22. The Safavids -- 23. India and the Mughals -- 24. The Decline and Reform of the Ottoman Empire -- Pt. V. Islam and the West -- 25. The Age of Modernism c.1830-1920 -- 26. The Age of Fundamentalism c.1920-2000
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Islam and state -- History.
Political science -- Islamic Empire -- History.
Islamic Empire -- Politics and government.
LC no. 2001043364
ISBN 0415932424 hardback
0415932432 paperback